Senior British officers have expressed a desire for a new training and support helicopter, which could be used as a surrogate training platform for more expensive types, such as the Boeing CH-47 Chinook. Officials from the U.K. Joint Helicopter Command (JHC) are exploring specifications for a possible future requirement, which also could replace leased Bell 212s used to support army training in Brunei and Kenya. The new type could be used to replace the aging Westland-built Gazelle, as ...

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